Pellissippi State Community College

Knoxville, TN 37933

Pellissippi State Community College (PSCC) is located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The school is operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents and it has four satellite campuses located in the general area. PSCC is a public community college that was established back in 1974. It is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. There are associate’s degree programs, certificate programs, and many college transfer options. PSCC even has various online class options for students who need the extra convenience. This school has proven to be a great option for anyone in the community who is looking to further his or her education or career prospects.

The PSCC nursing program offers students an opportunity to earn associate’s degrees in nursing. The school has a traditional pathway to becoming a registered nurse and a bridge program for current LPNs. Graduates of this nursing program will be capable of functioning as professional registered nurses in a variety of different medical settings. This nursing program is approved by the Tennessee State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate53%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 20 68
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1977 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/01/2013 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$160/credit
In State Students$160/credit
Out of State Students$659/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,200 $7,200 $29,655
ADN 70 $11,200 $11,200 $46,130
BSN 125 $20,000 $20,000 $82,375
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Pellissippi State Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 48% $4,241
Other Federal Grant 4% $715
State Grant & Scholarships 84% $3,248
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 2% $1,776
Federal Student Loans 9% $4,198
Private Loans 1% $9,504

$6,627

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,376
$30,001 to $48,000$6,000
$48,001 to $75,000$7,786
$75,001 to $110,000$9,141
Over $110,000$10,327

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Student Population

11,168

Undergrads

0

Graduates

5,924

Women

5,244

Men

48%

Full-time

52%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
82%
Black/African American
7%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Tennessee state board of nursing.

Pellissippi State Community College
10915 Hardin Valley Road
Knoxville, TN 37933
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